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ENB - Region 1 Notices 6/10/2009

Negative Declaration

Suffolk County - The Town of Southampton, as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Hospice Residence Homes will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the amendment to the Town Code of the Town of Southampton to clarify the nature of Hospice Residence Home use, as well as provide additional standards to ensure compatibility with surrounding land uses and properties. The project is located throughout the Town of Southampton, New York.

Contact: Jefferson V. Murphee, Town of Southampton, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968, E-mail: jmurphree@southamptontownny.gov.



Suffolk County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Fire Island Emergency Breach Management Plan will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves a proposal by NYS DEC to fill and restore breaches in the Fire Island barrier island following coastal storms. In the event of a breach, the NYS DEC shall be prepared to use up to 100,000 cubic yards of compatible sand to close it within 72 hours. Experience has demonstrated that protracted delay in closing breaches can result in significant damages and additional costs for closure. Closing breaches as rapidly as possible minimizes both costs and further damage. The sand will be obtained from upland sources, overwash deltas, existing channel dredge operations, and from offshore borrow area. The project area is Fire Island, from the Fire Island Inlet, extending east past Shinnecock Inlet to Halsey Neck Lane in Southampton, ocean side to bay side, in the Towns of Babylon, Islip, Brookhaven, and Southampton, New York.

Contact: Kevin Kispert, NYS DEC - Region 1, Division of Environmental Permits, SUNY @ Stonybrook, 50 Circle Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409, Phone: (631) 444-0369, E-mail: kakisper@gw.dec.state.ny.us.


Notice of Acceptance of Final EIS

Nassau County - The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY), as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Long Island Jewish Medical Center Modernization Project. The action involves DASNY's authorization of the issuance of tax-exempt bonds in one or more series or sub-series pursuant to DASNY's Hospital Program on behalf of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish (NSLIJ). The proceeds of the bond issuance would finance or refinance the projects described in the DGEIS.

The Modernization Program includes the construction of the following:

• Schneider Children's Hospital Inpatient Building (approimately 50 new beds)
• Women's Hospital (approximately 72 new beds)
• Zucker Hillside Inpatient Psychiatric Facility (approximately 13 new beds)
• Campus Utility Improvements
• Campus Roadway Improvements

The project is located at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 270-05 76th Avenue in New Hyde Park, New York.

Contact: Matthew A. Stanley, DASNY - Office of Environmental Affairs, One Penn Plaza, 52nd Floor, New York, NY 10019, Phone: (212) 273.5097, E-mail: mstanley@dasny.org.


Suffolk County - The Town of Southampton, as lead agency, has accepted a Final Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed Riverside Urban Renewal Plan. The action involves the adoption of an Urban Renewal Plan to prepare for site-specific redevelopment to improve housing stock and commercial service activity, primarily to serve existing neighborhood residents. The project is located on 93 acres fronting on south side of NYS Route 24 to the intersection of Riverleigh Avenue and Old Quogue Road, and including properties fronting on the east side of Old Quogue Road to Brown Street and Ludlam Avenue Park and the properties fronting on the west side of Riverleigh Avenue from the traffic circle south to the church and McLeod Mobile Home Park on Riverleigh Road in Riverside, Town of Southampton, New York.

Contact: Jefferson Murphee, Town of Southampton, 116 Hampton Road, Southampton, NY 11968, E-mail: jmurphree@southamptontownny.gov.


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